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Cutaneous infection caused by Ulocladium chartarum in a heart transplant recipient: case report and review.

Abstract
A cutaneous mycoses caused by Ulocladium chartarum in a heart transplant recipient is reported. The infection cleared after complete surgical excision and 6 months of oral itraconazole therapy. In vitro activity of amphotericin B, fluconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole, ravuconazole and terbinafine against the clinical isolate is shown.
AuthorsMaría Teresa Durán, Jesús Del Pozo, María Teresa Yebra, María Generosa Crespo, María Jesús Paniagua, María Angeles Cabezón, Josep Guarro
JournalActa dermato-venereologica (Acta Derm Venereol) Vol. 83 Issue 3 Pg. 218-21 ( 2003) ISSN: 0001-5555 [Print] Norway
PMID12816160 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article, Review)
Topics
  • Dermatomycoses (microbiology)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppression (adverse effects)
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mitosporic Fungi (isolation & purification)
  • Opportunistic Infections
  • Postoperative Complications

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